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For 40 years, The Entrust Group has provided account administration services for self-directed retirement and tax-advantaged plans. Entrust can assist you in purchasing alternative investments with your retirement funds, and administer the buying and selling of assets that are typically unavailable through banks and brokerage firms.
Transferring an IRA from another provider is tax-free and easy. We are here to help you every step of the way. Whether you are frustrated with your current provider, paying too much in fees, or want more investment freedom, an Entrust Self-Directed IRA is the answer you’re looking for.
Step 1 - Contact your current custodian
Contact your current custodian regarding the transfer of your IRA to Entrust. Be sure to get the answers to the following questions:
Let your custodian know the exact dollar amount you are transferring to Entrust (if transferring cash, ensure the amount requested is liquidated and available).
Request a complete statement (no older than 6 months) from your current custodian that includes your name, the custodian’s name, and the account number and type.
Step 2 - Fill out an Account Transfer Form
Option 1: Completing the Account Transfer Form using the Entrust Client Portal
Option 2: Completing the Account Transfer Form via paper (for those whose custodians require an original copy)
Please send your documents to:
Mail: The Entrust Group, 555 12th Street, Suite 900, Oakland, CA 94607
Fax: Please write "Attention Transfers" on the cover page and fax to (510) 587-0960
Email: Transfers@TheEntrustGroup.com (only submit via email if permitted by your custodian)
Once we receive your completed form, we will submit it to your current custodian within 2-3 business days. You will be sent a confirmation email upon submission.
You will be notified via email upon completion of the transfer.
If you have not heard from us within 7-10 business days, please contact your custodian for an update regarding your transfer request.
Step 3 - Select investments for your Entrust Self-Directed IRA
Start by choosing your first alternative investment. See your options here.
Contact your Entrust Business Development Manager (BDM) for instructions on the next steps.